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ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS US HAPPINESS

ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS US HAPPINESS

Whenever man is at rest, when his mind wanders, he thinks of death, and this makes him anxious and unhappy. In other words, we are unhappy because we are aware of death, because we know that one day our life will come to an end. Our unhappiness stems from the fact that we can't come to terms with the idea of our impending end. This awareness of death is the source of human anguish. And that's why we need entertainment, to forget the fact that one day we'll no longer be around. 

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From the most superficial social activities to the most serious, Pascal observes that people get restless. Human beings seem to want to be entertained at all costs. But what could we be trying to forget? Why are we so afraid of boredom? These are the questions Pascal seeks to answer.

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